Professor & Dean
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
55 Harbord St., Rm # 2080
Toronto, ON M5S 2W6
DrMedSc (clinical physiology), Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1981
MHK (exercise physiology), University of Windsor, 1978
Dip Phys Ed (physical education), Wingate Institute, Israel, 1976
Human skeletal muscle metabolism
Physiological adaptations to acute short-term, high intensity exercise
Nutritional and/or pharmacological interventions affecting exercise performance
Physiological responses and adaptations to environmental extremes
Grosman-Rimon, L. F. Billia, A. Fuchs, I. Jacobs, M. McDonald, D. Cherney, V. Rao. (2016). New therapy, new challenges: the effects of long-term continuous-flow left ventricular assist device on inflammation. International Journal of Cardiology, 215:424-430.
Farra, S., C. Kessler, J. Duffin, G.D. Wells, I. Jacobs. (2016). Clamping end-tidal carbon dioxide during graded exercise with control of inspired oxygen. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 231 :28-36.
Jacobs, I., Ruderman, E., & McLaughlin, M. (2015) A primer on exercise pharmacology. Kinesiology Review 4(1):113-117.
Grosman-Rimon, L., Jacobs, I., Tumiati, L. C., McDonald. M. A., Bar-Ziv, S. P., Fuks, A., Kawajiri, H., Lazarte, J., Ghashghai, A., Shogilev, D. J., Cherney, D. Z., & Rao, V. (2015). Longitudinal assessment of inflammation in recipients of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 31(3):348-356.
Grosman-Rimon, L., McDonald. M. A., Jacobs, I., Tumiati, L. C., Pollock Bar-Ziv, S., Shogilev, D. J., Mociornita, A. G., Ghashghai, A., Chruscinski, A., Cherney, D. Z., & Rao, V. (2014). Markers of inflammation in recipients of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. American Society of Artificial Internal Organs Journal 60(6):657-663.
A full list of Dean Jacobs' publications can be found at Google Scholar
Previous Graduate Student Thesis Topics
Pharmacokinetics and performance effects in humans of ingesting modafinil combined with caffeine.
Effects of alpha-lipoic acid dietary supplementation on skeletal muscle glycogen repletion rates.
Physiological Adaptations to Three Weeks of Combined Aerobic and Anaerobic Training.
Skeletal Muscle Fatigue and +Gz Tolerance in Humans.
Effects of Caffeine Combined With Ephedrine on Muscular Strength and Endurance.
Skeletal Muscle Substrate Availability and Temperature Regulation During Cold Water Immersion in Humans.
Creatine: A Potential Ergogenic Aid
Feed-forward regulation of self-selected exercise intensity in response to different rates of arterial deoxygenation
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Kinesiology
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology
American College of Sports Medicine
International Space Station Exercise Countermeasures Working Group
With regrets, Professor Jacobs will not be accepting any new graduate students in the 2015/16 academic year.